Tag Archives: Security

New security initiatives focus on “active shooter” threat | Campus News

New training for guards, additional shifts at 66th Street, community outreach initiatives and more restrictive access controls are among improvements being made to campus security with an eye toward preventing an “active shooter” incident like those that have caused mass casualties in Newtown, Connecticut and Aurora, Colorado and at Virginia Tech in recent years.

New security measures to address recent computer thefts | Campus News

A series of recent criminal incidents on Rockefeller’s campus this fall, one of which resulted in a breach of sensitive data, has led the university’s administration to tighten security at the 64th Street gate, plug holes in its surveillance network and formalize an existing data ownership policy. The incidents, all three of which involved unauthorized individuals entering campus, resulted in the thefts of computers and cash; there were no injuries.

Bright lights, safe city | Campus News

streetlamp_storyLast December — just in time for the late-winter onslaught of driving snow and slippery ice — Plant Operations replaced the 50-year-old streetlamps lining the university’s main drive up to Founder’s Hall with new ones outfitted with brighter, LED bulbs. The new fixtures, which use about 90 percent less energy than the old, incandescent ones, also are about 70 percent brighter and provide wider areas of coverage.